Russian news, notes and thoughts

Latest news / RSS notes

13 September, 2021  // 25-year-old Russian Daniil Medvedev won the US Open tennis championship by beating the first racket of the world Serb Novak Djokovic (6:4, 6:4, 6:4). For Daniil, this is the first victory in the Grand Slam tournaments. He became the third Russian in history to win a tournament of this level.

30 August, 2021  // The Russian national team won the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup held at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow (August 19-29). Beach soccer has become a very interesting phenomenon in Russia, which is a much less "beachy" country compared to such leaders of beach soccer as Brazil and Portugal.

6 August, 2021  // By 2024, according to the Ministry of Economic Development, the population of Russia will decrease by 1.74 mil people (1.2%) compared to 2020 and will amount to 144.7 mil. At the same time, the working-age population will increase by 1.24 mil - from 82.3 to 83.5 mil, due to the increase in the retirement age.

5 July, 2021  // According to the Rospotrebnadzor report "On the state of sanitary and epidemiological well-being of the population in the Russian Federation in 2020", an unacceptable carcinogenic risk was recorded in the following cities: Nizhny Tagil, Chelyabinsk, Magnitogorsk, Mednogorsk, Krasnoyarsk, Chita, Omsk, Lipetsk.

28 June, 2021  // In June 2021, abnormally hot weather set in most of European Russia. On June 23, the temperature record of 1948 was broken in Moscow - +37.4 degrees Celsius. On June 22, the temperature record of 1917 was broken in St. Petersburg - +32.9 degrees Celsius.

30 May, 2021  // In April 2021, according to CIAN, the average price of 1 sq. m in new buildings in Sochi has reached 200,000 rubles (about 2,700 USD), while the demand has increased by 70% over the past two years. The unstable economic situation, fluctuations in exchange rates, and a decrease in bank deposits rates are among the main reasons.

11 May, 2021  // According to the Ministry of Natural Resources, oil reserves in Russia, at the current level of production, will be enough for the next 59 years, natural gas - 103 years. In 2020, oil and gas condensate production decreased by 8.6% (512.68 million tons). In 2019, Russia broke the post-Soviet record and produced 568 million tons.

23 April, 2021  // In February 2021, according to the research center "Tinkoff Data", Russians' spending on purchasing apples fell by 60% year-on-year; carrots, oranges, cabbage, and bakery products - more than 40%; potatoes - 30%; flour - 13%; beef - 25%; pork - 13%. The cost of basic food products included in the consumer basket increased by 16% year-on-year.

1 April, 2021  // At the end of 2019, according to The World Bank, about 30 developing countries owed Russia almost $ 22.9 billion. The largest debtors: Belarus (8.1), Bangladesh (2.4), Venezuela (1.8), India ( 1.7), Vietnam (1.6), Yemen (1.1), Afghanistan (0.849), Serbia (0.769), Ukraine (0.606), Syria (0.525), all African countries except Egypt (0.973).

12 March, 2021  // In 2020, life expectancy at birth in Russia decreased to 71.1 years (73.3 years in 2019). The decrease occurred for the first time since 2003. The reason is excess mortality, which in April-December 2020 amounted to 358 thousand people.

Archive

2010: December (32), November (43), October (5),
2011: December (12), November (16), October (24), September (23), August (20), July (23), June (19), May (19), April (20), March (27), February (24), January (29),
2012: December (4), November (5), October (9), September (10), August (9), July (7), June (8), May (6), April (8), March (10), February (7), January (11),
2013: December (2), October (3), September (5), August (1), July (4), June (2), May (2), April (2), March (4), February (5), January (6),
2014: December (2), November (1), October (1), September (1), August (1), July (2), June (1), May (4), February (1),
2015: December (2), November (2), October (2), September (3), August (1), July (3), June (2), May (1), April (1), March (2), February (2), January (1),
2016: December (3), November (1), October (3), September (3), August (1), July (2), June (3), May (2), April (4), March (3), February (2), January (2),
2017: December (2), November (1), October (2), September (4), August (3), July (2), June (2), May (1), April (2), March (2), February (1), January (2),
2018: December (2), November (2), October (3), September (3), August (2), July (4), June (3), May (2), April (3), March (2), February (2), January (2),
2019: December (1), November (2), October (2), September (2), August (2), July (2), June (1), May (3), April (3), March (4), February (2), January (3),
2020: December (3), November (3), October (3), September (1), August (3), July (2), June (1), May (3), April (2), March (2), February (2), January (3),
2021: September (1), August (2), July (1), June (1), May (2), April (2), March (1), February (2), January (2),

The comments of our visitors

Paul Manoli
News reporting
Excellent reporting. Interesting content.

Sponsored Links: